bysome tokyo trauma people (Philipp Heidemann, Thomas Herlth, Lars Hillebrand, David Lichtenberger, Rockoutfit, Stalker Sisters, Trixie Stalker)
Today Tokyo Trauma gets five years old. Time to indulge in reminiscence a little. The Technopanda in Steinhagen near Bielefeld actually was my bedroom, which of course was packed with instruments and other noisy devices. The "Melody Ram" and the "What's Left"- ep had been produced there. Every friday after rockoutfit rehearsal Thomas needed a place to stay and so we spent like every friday night together. We had a lot of fun and Tokyo Trauma slowly grew. When Rockoutfit's... Topics: rock, electronica, glitch, indietronics, beats, vocal, nonvocal, Philipp Heidemann, Thomas Herlth,...
This ep is about moments of crisis, the loss of control, the urge to retreat, and finally resigning to the circumstances. Musically the tracks are a lot straighter than those on the "3 Beauties Cut Up" (which was more an experiment in form) and of course much more emotional (to me at least). Although they all more or less focus on one topic they are products of very different times in my life. I tried to get them as equal sounding as possible, but maybe I failed... Topics: techno, dark, David Lichtenberger, Trixie Stalker, tokyo trauma
Angry boy using computers. I really was pissed off at that time, I don't know how you feel this tracks but I can assure you this is personal. Topics: indietronics, electronic, songwriter, lofi, David Lichtenberger, Trixie Stalker, tokyo trauma
This is where it all began. At some point somebody convinced me to make myself heard, so I spent a little fortune on pressing 100 records, sold them to my friends and I could tell everyone I had a label, haha. I still have some lying around somewhere. Listening to it now it obviously is old, but still touching, especially "You're The Only One...", be patient. Topics: electronic, electronica, lo-fi, non-vocal, Trixie Stalker, David Lichtenberger, tokyo trauma